[webkit-qt] Error building WebKit 2.3

Keith Kyzivat kamaji at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 09:51:33 PST 2013


For those listening in, where is the definitive location for the QtWebkit
2.3 repo?
I presume it's up on gitorious, but where specifically, and is there a wiki
page on webkit.org that discusses this?

I can give a shot at building the staging branch on MacOS X 10.8 (as soon
as I know the repo location to clone)

On Jan 5, 2013 7:58 AM, "Allan Sandfeld Jensen" <kde at carewolf.com> wrote:

> On Saturday 05 January 2013, Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> > On Sat, 5 Jan 2013 01:33:10 PM Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > > Just build the tree again (not clean!). It is sort of fixed in the
> > > staging branch, but the problem seems to be that qmake in Qt5 can
> > > respond positive to  an exist() test on files it will generate, while
> > > qmake in Qt 4.8 will only return true when it is already created.
> >
> > Thanks Allan, that seems to be doing the trick :) I shall endeavour to
> > remember for future reference but I have a mind like a sieve.
> No problem. Btw. if anyone wants to help out, try building QtWebKit 2.3 on
> different platforms and solve any build issues. The build system is the
> main
> difference to WebKit in Qt 5, and the source of most issues in QtWebKit
> 2.3.
> I hope to make a beta release soon that follows the branch in Qt 5, the
> only
> reason it is not a release like Qt 5 is due to potential build issues.
> Also I would recommend using and testing the qtwebkit-23-staging branch
> now,
> as it is more up to date. The only reason it hasn't been merged yet to the
> qtwebkit-23 branch is because it fails to build on the buildbot (but not on
> any machines I have direct access to).
> `Allan
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